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Ohio’s Summa Health Names New CIO

January 14, 2018
by David Raths
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Arthur joins Summa from Catholic Health Initiatives in Colorado

Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health has named Tanya Arthur its new senior vice president and chief information officer.

Arthur joins Summa Health, one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio, from Catholic Health Initiatives in Colorado. She is replacing CIO Greg Kall, who retired in December.

At Summa, she will provide leadership for IT infrastructure, administrative systems, project management, IT security, customer service, imaging informatics, telecommunications, ambulatory systems, clinical systems and analytics infrastructure.

Prior to joining Catholic Health Initiatives in 2005, Arthur served in IT leadership roles at the healthcare consultancy Arthur & Adams, as well as Physicians Mutual Insurance Company, Jefferson Pilot Financial and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

“Tanya brings with her to Summa Health a wide range of leadership experience across all aspects of healthcare information technology,” said Dr. Cliff Deveny, Summa Health interim president and CEO, in a prepared statement. “Having worked alongside her during my time at Catholic Health Initiatives, I’m confident she will be successful in continuing to develop and evolve our IT environment across the organization.”

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